Quad-City Times Bix 7
Run with the Best! July 28, 2018 at 8 AM!
The Year of the Family!
This year, for the 44th Anniversary of the Quad-City Times Bix 7, we are inviting your family to join our family to celebrate all the hills and thrills of the Bix 7 race. Running legends Bill Rodgers, Joan Samuelson and Meb Keflezighi will return to run alongside you as your family creates its own Bix 7 tradition.
Your family can enjoy the bands and the spectator support of our community while taking steps to improve your health and fitness.
Celebrate your family togetherness and race victory at the best-ever post-race party. You’ve earned it!! Won’t your family join our family? Sign up today by clicking here!
Run the Quick Bix
Prairie Farms is proud to sponsor the Quick Bix, a two-mile fun run or walk up the famous Brady Street hill. It starts at the same time as the seven mile Bix 7. You decide on race morning which route you want to take. The Quick Bix is a fun and festive way to do the Bix. The course is lined with live bands and other entertainment.
You’ll have a great time and get to participate with over 15,000 others as we “Run with the Best.” Sign up now! Everyone will be timed using the Chrono Track® Timing System, sponsored by Prairie Farms. Your name and time will appear in Sunday’s Quad-City Times newspaper.
Jr Bix 7
Don’t let your children miss Arconic’s 21st Anniversary of the Jr Bix 7!
This children’s event is for kids 12 and under. There will be various distances for kids depending on their age.
Last year’s Jr. Bix 7 was more successful than ever. There will be a limit of 3,500 children this year. You must sign up early to ensure a spot in this year’s race.
Everyone can now join in the fun and excitement of the Quad-City Times Bix 7. Make plans for the whole family to sign up and “Run with the Best.”
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Final entries accepted through the mail must be postmarked by July 18, 2018. We will accept entries at the Thursday and Friday packet pick-up sessions at the RiverCenter.
Ages 8-12: 7/10 mile
Ages 6-7: ½ mile
Ages 5 and under: 70 yards
Parents, feel free to run/walk with your little ones up to age 5.
Brady Street Sprints
It’s an uphill sprint! Are you up for the Brady Street Sprints?
Brady Street Sprints is sponsored by Genesis Orthopedic Hospital. The race is exactly a quarter-mile climb, steeply ascending Brady Street hill. Nine races highlight the evening. Two men’s and women’s open races (29 and under and 39 and under for each), two Masters’ Races (40+ men’s and women’s), High School Relays (boys’ & girls’) and the Bix 7 Sponsors Race (Bix sponsors only).
The finals will be televised on KWQC with cash prizes for top finishers. Time trials take place during the first three Bix at 6 training runs – 7 p.m. at 5th and Brady Streets. The top 3 finishers each night will make it into the final round, which will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Participant or spectator – these are events you’ll want to be part of!
Bix at 6
The Iowa American Water Bix at 6 training runs start at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, June 21 and 28, July 5 and 12. If you have registered for the Bix, join the hundreds that train every Thursday on a safe and secure course. It’s a Bix Tradition!
Special note: Runners who register at one of the training runs or volunteer will receive a special “Bix at 6” t-shirt FREE. The start line is at the intersection of 4th and LeClaire Streets. Parking is in the Quad-City Times parking lot.